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Capital and popular cinema: The dollars are coming!

Valentina Vitali

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099656
eISBN:
9781526109774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099656.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

While post-war popular cinema has traditionally been excluded from accounts of national cinemas, the last fifteen years have seen the academy’s gradual rediscovery of cult and, more, generally, ... More


Blood in the Streets: Histories of Violence in Italian Crime Cinema

Austin Fisher

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474411721
eISBN:
9781474464727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411721.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Blood in the Streets investigates the various ways in which 1970s Italian crime films were embedded in their immediate cultural and political contexts. The book analyses the emergence, proliferation ... More


Bavaesque: The Making of Mario Bava as Italian Horror Auteur

Peter Hutchings

in Italian Horror Cinema

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693528
eISBN:
9781474421997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693528.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In 2007 the writer/critic Tim Lucas published Mario Bava: All the Colors of the Dark. This massive tome, glossily produced, extensively illustrated, and over 1,100 pages long, has since been ... More


The Giallo/Slasher Landscape: Ecologia Del Delitto, Friday The 13Th And Subtractive Spectatorship

Adam Lowenstein

in Italian Horror Cinema

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693528
eISBN:
9781474421997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693528.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

How Italian is the American slasher film? How American is the Italian giallo film? I begin with these questions not because they have never been asked, but because the answers that are usually ... More


Kings of Terror, Geniuses of Crime: Giallo Cinema and Fumetti Neri

Leon Hunt

in Italian Horror Cinema

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693528
eISBN:
9781474421997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693528.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Any attempt to nominate this or that film as the ‘first’ giallo has to negotiate the question of which version of this notoriously slippery term is being used – the giallo in its more inclusive ... More


Political Memory in The Italian Hinterland: Locating The ‘Rural Giallo

Austin Fisher

in Italian Horror Cinema

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693528
eISBN:
9781474421997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693528.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter aims to locate a sub-set of what has become known as the ‘giallo’ filone within its historical contexts, and to ask what significance this relationship might hold for the broader study ... More


The Art of Pure Cinema: Hitchcock and His Imitators

Bruce Isaacs

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190889951
eISBN:
9780190889999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190889951.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Alfred Hitchcock’s notion of a “pure cinema” has continued to fascinate and perplex film audiences, critics, and theorists alike. The concept first emerged loosely in the 1920s, as European ... More


The exclusion of giallo films from the history of Italian cinema

Valentina Vitali

in Capital and popular cinema: The dollars are coming!

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099656
eISBN:
9781526109774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099656.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first part of this chapter looks at how the global changes described in the previous chapter manifested themselves in Italy and offers evidence that there the kind of capital typically associated ... More


Serial Killing and the Giallo

Austin Fisher

in Blood in the Streets: Histories of Violence in Italian Crime Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474411721
eISBN:
9781474464727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411721.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses films connected through their depiction of serial killing in contemporary Italy, which are usually categorised within the giallo filone. These are shown to demonstrate a variety ... More


Autonomous Navigation? Multiplicity and Self-reflexive Aesthetics in Sergio Basso’s Documentary Film Giallo a Milano and Web Documentary Made in Chinatown

Hilary Chung and Bernadette Luciano

in Post-1990 Documentary: Reconfiguring Independence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748694136
eISBN:
9781474412193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694136.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In recent decades, many Italian filmmakers have turned to the documentary medium in response to the lack of commitment by public and private broadcasters to the production of programmes of cultural ... More


Dario Argento: Doing Violence on Film

L. Andrew Cooper

in Dario Argento

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037092
eISBN:
9780252094385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037092.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the extreme violence that pervades Dario Argento's films, and particularly the ways in which they push the limits of visual and auditory experience by offending, confusing, ... More


Hitchcock’s Interlocutors

Bruce Isaacs

in The Art of Pure Cinema: Hitchcock and His Imitators

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190889951
eISBN:
9780190889999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190889951.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Pure cinema is read as an aesthetic philosophy and stylistic practice that synthesizes an art cinema sensibility and a mainstream studio aesthetic design Hitchcock observed and further developed in ... More


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